myHomework Student Planner
From class schedules to upcoming tests and assignments, myHomework Student Planner offers an easy way to stay organized. Integration with Teachers.io allows for easy management of class materials, syllabi and other important documents. Simply enter your schedule and assignments and the app will take care of the rest.
Color-coding, on-screen notifications and other reminders help to ensure that you never have to find an excuse on why your homework is late again.
Evernote is like having a second brain in your phone. From taking notes in Biology class to snapping a picture of the concert listing on the bulletin board, it is ready to store and organize your thoughts.
This app integrates with Mac and PC applications, as well as a web interface, to allow access to your various clippings, audio recordings, videos and writing from anywhere that you have Internet access. Advanced features, such as optical character recognition and audio indexing, make it simple to find your thoughts again regardless of the format in which you store them.
Flashcards are a great way to study any topic. Traditionally, this meant creating piles of index cards, hand cramps, badly drawn stick figures and mountains of wasted cards. StudyBlue brings the benefits of flashcards into the digital era. From your smartphone or tablet, you can quickly create cards to use to study for tests and reinforce topics with which you might be struggling.
Full reports on flashcard knowledge, a database of user-created flashcard sets, study reminders and built-in messaging make this app a fun yet effective way to study.
WolframAlpha is like having a MENSA genius in your pocket. Though it might take some time to learn its features, it is capable of answering nearly any question you might run across during your day. Do you need a graph for Calculus? WolframAlpha has you covered. Need to know tidal charts for the Indian Ocean? WolframAlpha saves the day again!
You name it and there is a good chance that WolframAlpha knows it. While it cannot show up and take your test for you, it handles just about anything else.
Digital textbooks are a great way to save money as a student. Kno Textbooks takes digital textbooks to the next level. Simply browse the Kno Library for your book and rent it for the semester.
The app features stylus or keyboard note taking capabilities, PDF reading, Dropbox integration, book indexing, enhanced content, such as 3D models and video and social sharing features to help you collaborate with classmates or find answers to your questions. At the end of the semester, the book is automatically returned to the Kno Library and you are ready to start your next course. Best of all, Kno textbooks are often a fraction of the price of a printed edition.
Whether you are looking for better ways to study or simply looking to keep track of all those classes, assignments, tests, grades, club meetings and pizza nights, mobile devices offer plenty of apps to get the job done.
These five apps will take the hassle out of juggling life and school. The result is better performance and increased enjoyment.